DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.7845 ISSN:

Accidental poisoning with aconite overdose: A case report and resuscitative emergency management in a tertiary level hospital of Bangladesh

Mahabubul Islam Majumder, Ashrafur Rahaman Mahadi, Obayed Ur Rahman, Biplob Kumar Roy, Hossain Mohammad Shihab
  • General Medicine

Key Clinical Message

Intoxication with aconite, a common over‐the‐counter herbal medicine in Asia, can result in ventricular tachycardia and cardiac arrest and requires heart rate monitoring in a critical care setting and aggressive use of antiarrhythmica. Educational efforts in the appropriate use of alternative medicine may help prevent intoxication.

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